social safety net

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Social welfare services provided by a community of individuals at the state and local levels These services are geared toward eliminating poverty in a specific area. These services may include housing re-assignment, job placement, subsidies for household bills, and other cash equivalents for food. Social safety net works in conjunction with a number of other poverty reduction programs with the primary goal of reducing/preventing poverty.

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You should try and create a social safety net that may protect you if things ever start to go bad.
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Monica knew the system wasn't perfect but she firmly believed that, unlike other countries, the social safety net in America would prevent anyone who reached out from falling through the cracks entirely.
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The social safety net allowed us to live better knowing that we would not be absolutely poor and not have food.
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